CSU In The News Archive

Raising the River by Razing the Trees

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“People have talked about it literally for over 100 years, and the reality is it becomes very hard to implement,” said Lee H. MacDonald, a Colorado State University natural resources professor who co-wrote an extensive 2003 review of experiments to …

Growers Hit Hard by Pacific Northwest Drought

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That could especially be true for some crops in the Pacific Northwest, said Eric Schuck, an assistant professor of agricultural and resource economics at Colorado State University who studied the impacts of drought on that state’s industry in 2002.

$3M for Equine Research

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Colorado State University’s renowned equine science program gained even more prestige Monday when it announced the largest chair endowment ever given to the institution. Elite racehorses as well as ordinary ranch horses will benefit from the $3 million endowment awarded …

Clones’ Beef, Milk Same as Regular

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“I would have been very surprised if there had been a difference. There was no good scientific evidence that there would be a difference, and there isn’t,” says George Seidel, a reproductive embryologist at Colorado State University who is familiar …

Caveman Cure-All

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Loren Cordain, a professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins who has studied diet via fossils, has become a standard-bearer for a return to the hunter-gatherer level of diet and activity, sometimes called the …

Obesity Trend Playing Out Here

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Still, BMI is the easiest way to estimate whether someone is overweight because it only requires height, weight and some math, said Gay Israel, head of the health and exercise science department at Colorado State University. “It’s endorsed because of …